23 MAY 2022

SPI/FilmBox's Dizi expands into MENA region through Digital Virgo

The service will soon launch in Arabic in PlayVOD, Veedz and Unlimited Streaming in Morocco, Egypt, Tunisia, Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Iraq and Oman.  

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SPI/FilmBox is further expanding in the MENA expansion of its drama hub Dizi with Digital Virgo, integrating into DV Content, a catalog of digital services designed for mobile operators.“Premium content is essential to the success of our offer. We are pleased to continue this partnership with Dizi, bringing another deal on the table with added-value Turkish series - locally adapted content that meets the needs of the viewers in MENA,” Sales Director for the African Market at Digital Virgo, Achraf Ammour, said.

According to a new distribution deal between the long-standing partners, Dizi will be available in Arabic on the products, PlayVOD, Veedz and Unlimited Streaming in Morocco, Egypt, Tunisia, Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Iraq and Oman.  

The service broadcasts recognized Turkish drama series starring popular stars and reaches millions of households worldwide. “We are pleased to expand our partnership with Digital Virgo to bring some of the most popular series to both existing and potential Turkish series enthusiasts in MENA,” commented Georgina Twiss, MD Western Europe and Africa at SPI International.

The deal also builds on the existing partnership between SPI and Digital Virgo, which made SPI’s movie and thematic propositions including, FilmBox Africa, FilmBox Arthouse, Gametoon and FightBox available to multiple countries in Africa last year.

Premium content is essential to the success of our offer. We are pleased to continue this partnership with Dizi, bringing another deal on the table with added-value Turkish series - locally adapted content that meets the needs of the viewers in MENA.” Achraf Ammour Sales Director, African Market at Digital Virgo